It’s Columbus Day weekend, and they lucked out with gorgeous weather, an Indian Summer day in October. She sits in her beach chair with the seat upright and digs her heels into the hot sand. The ocean in front of her sparkles white and silver in the sunlight. There are no fishing boats or yachts in the distance, no kite surfers or swimmers near the shore, nothing but a pure ocean view today. She inhales and exhales.
Soak it up.
Her three daughters are busy building a sand castle. They’re too close to the water. It’ll be flooded and destroyed within an hour, ...